Wath Upon Dearne, The Grammar School c.1950

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Memories of Wath Upon Dearne

I left Wath Grammar School in 1948 after 7 happy years. My father was the owner of Waddington Bros. Ironmongers in West Street, but the shop and all the rest of the shops in West Street were demolished around 1970, as was the street itself. My mother taught at Park Road Secondary Modern School, (...Read full memory)

I have lots of memories of Wath, I was born on Campsall Fields Road. I remember catching the 118 newhill bus for 2p into Wath for buns from Binns and Mum went to Charlesworths for her meat, and Hillards was the supermarket. I also remember Tommy Tesh's shop on the corner where no one dared go in cos it looked scary.

I too remember Tesh's Emporium.... it was as someone said, somewhere you felt both excitement and dread at the same time lol .... he reminded me of a Fagin character looking back!....I lived in the Pavilion ( or Pav ) as it was called , good times as the disco's we had were great, especially when you lived there too! (...Read full memory)

This view looks from Newhill almost opposite to Newhill park across to west Melton, the sectioned off plot of land was controversial as the property being built there had to have the previous foot path moved to allow for the building of the bungalow that is now the (...Read full memory)

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